Politics


Public has unique opportunity to influence New Mexico airspace expansion

Rep. Torres Small issues notice to get community feedback on environmental impact statement. The U.S. Air Force held its first public hearing on a proposed New Mexico airspace expansion yesterday, Nov. 18. The event in Hobbs was the first of eight meetings designed to gather community feedback on the potential affect of Holloman Air Force Base’s plan...

Rep. Slotkin introduces resolution to reaffirm support for partners in fight against ISIS

Alliances take years to develop and are in danger of falling apart with Trump's erratic troop movements.

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Virginia’s Black Caucus adds four new members after historic election

The group hopes their expanded ranks can lead to action on criminal justice reform, increased funding for schools

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Bipartisan bill aims to enhance protections for sexual assault survivors

The Survivors’ Bill of Rights in the States Act offers an incentive for states to ensure survivors have a voice. Three years ago, Congress unanimously approved a historic bill that guarantees sexual assault victims certain protections, including the preservation of their rape kits. The Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights, which only applies to federal...

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These Democrats made history on Election Day 2019

Beyond critical wins in Virginia and Kentucky, Election Day 2019 was historic for Democrats in many other places. We've rounded up some more noteworthy victories.

After historic election, Democrats will run Virginia in 2020

For the first time in more than two decades, Republicans no longer control the state legislature.

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Rep. Lauren Underwood defying legislative expectations for a freshman

Less than halfway through her first term, Underwood has accomplished what has historically taken new members of Congress in the majority party a full two years to achieve.

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